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  • Carroll libraries continue Bookmobile come new year

    If the Carroll County Libraries Bookmobile is undergoing maintenance, Cindy Osborne, its head, will bundle a selection of books into boxes, load them into a much more compact light blue county vehicle and make the scheduled stops on her route. "People...
  • Pop Essentials

    Main Event Jay Z's 'Magna Carter World Tour' The word: Jay Z is reported to offer pure rap -- poetry in the language of hip-hop -- as opposed to flamboyant production on this tour in support of his "Magna Carter Holy Grail" album. Reviewers say he...
  • Tom Clancy struck box-office gold amid a gray Hollywood outlook

    "Giving your book to Hollywood," Tom Clancy once said, "is like turning your daughter over to a pimp." The prolific novelist who died Tuesday was not always a fan of the film business, even though his collaborations with the industry all found...
  • With Tom Clancy death, an odd spot for 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'

    With Tom Clancy death, an odd spot for 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'
    The death of a major creative figure is always a strange moment in Hollywood. It’s a time when, as with the passing of Tom Clancy on Tuesday, the legacy of that creator is remembered and lauded, as it should be. But it’s also a time when  more...
  • Tom Clancy dies at 66; insurance agent found his calling in spy thrillers

    Tom Clancy dies at 66; insurance agent found his calling in spy thrillers
    In 1980, Tom Clancy was making a decent living as an insurance agent. But underwriting fire, casualty and car policies wasn't the stuff of his dreams. In his spare time he began to plot a novel — about an ex-Marine who worked for the CIA and a...
  • Memories of author Tom Clancy visiting KSC

    Memories of author Tom Clancy visiting KSC
    In 1997, best-selling novelist Tom Clancy arrived at Kennedy Space Center to get a front-row view to witness the launch of space shuttle Atlantis, STS-81 to Mir, the Russian space station. Before the scheduled 4:30 am launch, someone close to Clancy...
  • The Biblioracle: Buy a book for your guy

    The Biblioracle: Buy a book for your guy
    Let's say you want to buy a book for the male significant other in your life who doesn't read many books. I'm going to tell you how. Step 1: Determine if he would even like a book as a gift. The National Endowment for the Arts says that two-thirds...
  • The Biblioracle: Stuck in the mid-list with you

    The Biblioracle: Stuck in the mid-list with you
    As the impact of the Internet and digital technology continues to treat publishing like an Etch-a-Sketch, seemingly redrawing its rules and parameters every other week, it's hard to know who is "winning" and who is "losing." According to Colin Robinson,...
  • Review: 'Command Authority' by Tom Clancy

    Review: 'Command Authority' by Tom Clancy
    In "Command Authority," the first Tom Clancy espionage/military thriller published since the megaselling author's death in October, the Cold War is alive and well. It never really ended, in fact, bringing Clancy's Jack Ryan series — featuring the...
  • 'Wolf of Wall Street' not moving to '14 (but 'Jack Ryan' likely will)

    'Wolf of Wall Street' not moving to '14 (but 'Jack Ryan' likely will)
    EXCLUSIVE: After weeks of speculation that Martin Scorsese's "Wolf of Wall Street" wouldn't hit theaters until 2014, the financial drama will arrive on Christmas Day and thrust a late entrant into the Oscar race, say three people close to the film....
  • Daniel Radcliffe nonchalant about Allen Ginsberg gay love scene

    No longer the rosy-cheeked face of the precociously talented boy wizard under the stairs, Daniel Radcliffe is challenging audiences to see him in an increasingly grown-up light. Years after Radcliffe appeared naked onstage accompanied by a horse, the...
  • Keira Knightley sounds off on feminism and women in Hollywood

    Keira Knightley sounds off on feminism and women in Hollywood
    Keira Knightley may be married, but she's still sounding the feminist horn for women in Hollywood. The English actress covers Harper's Bazaar UK's February issue and opened up about the male-dominated field she works in. The 28-year-old said she...